Fresh Apple & Toasted Pecan Salad With Homemade Sweet Onion Dressing

Summer brings new flavors and combos. Bring that restaurant gourmet taste home with this simple Field Greens Salad with Vidalia Onion Dressing, Blue Cheese, Apples and Toasted Pecans. Not only healthy, this recipe is sure to give you a boost of energy as you continue your day. Recipe created by Meal Planning Magic


For Dressing:

  • ⅔ cup sugar 
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ⅔ cup distilled white vinegar 
  • 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 
  • ⅓ cup sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 
  • 1 cup olive oil 

For Salad:

  • 4 cups mixed field greens
  • 4 oz. blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored, seeded, and chopped 
  • ¼ cup pecan halves, toasted

To Make Dressing:

  1. In a small bowl combine sugar, dry mustard, salt, and vinegars.
  2. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add chopped onions and Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Add oil then blend on medium for just a minute or two until all ingredients are incorporated and onions are liquefied.

To Assemble Salad:

  1. Toss greens, blue cheese, apple, and pecans in a salad bowl. Add vinaigrette, tossing to coat.


If you like this recipe, try our Strawberry Spinach Salad with Sweet Onions!

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

0 minutes